The Week That Was In Windsor News: April 22nd – 28th 2012

Sunday April 29th, 2012

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Windsor Police continue to investigate a shooting which occurred at a residence in the 1000 block of Marentette Street during the early morning hours of Saturday April 28th.  A Toronto man was sent to hospital.

Tuesday evening, Windsor Police  arrested Wesley Thomas Nicholl aged 22 years who is  believed to be responsible for a number of robberies in the City of Windsor in recent weeks.  The suspect is believed to be connected to armed robberies at a Mac’s at 295 Strabane, a convenience store at 8151 Wyandotte Street East, a Subway at 2045 Lauzon Road, a convenience store at 3600 Seminole and the Pita Grill in the 2100 block of Wyandotte Street West — all incidents over the past two weeks.

The execution of a search warrant at a west side residence on Thursday has resulted in a number of drug related charges being laid against a 35-year-old Windsor man. Police seized a total of 619 cannabis marihuana plants ranging from 3′-5′ in height. The estimated value of the plants totaled $619,000. Equipment consistent with a marihuana grow operation was also seized.

A Windsor Police officer has been charge under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario, after a collision with another unmarked police vehicle on April 16th.  The 13 year veteran male Officer of the Windsor Police Service has been charged with “Making an Unsafe Lane Change” under the Highway Traffic Act.

Windsor Fire and Rescue Services have officially moved into their new “Station 7″ on Monday.  The first new station to be built in Windsor in 28 years  is located at the intersection of Lauzon Parkway / Lauzon Line / McHugh Street.

Windsor is preparing to say good bye to Maestro John Morris Russell as he conducts his final show before heading off to his new gig as Conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.

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